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A photo of a woman holding a flower in a ghostly position in a william shakespeare exhibition

Shakespeare 400: Art and theatre meet in spectacular Compton Verney and Royal Shakespeare Company exhibition

See some of the beautiful images and discover the Shakespeare in Art: Tempests, Tyrants and Tragedy at Compton Verney.

a drawing of a nude young woman combing her hair

Pallant House scoops beautiful Degas nude once owned by Gladys, Duchess of Marlborough

Pallant House gallery has acquired a largely unseen drawing by Edgar Degas, previously owned by Gladys Deacon, Duchess of Marlborough as part of the Acceptance in Lieu scheme.

A photo of an artistic reinterpretation of the skull of king richard the third

Artist uses X-ray scans of King Richard III's skull to create a forensic record of his remains

Alexander de Cadenet has used X-rays of the skull of Richard III to create a series of vanitas artworks more than 500 years after the king's death.

a painting of white lilies in a garden

The year of Stanley Spencer: Galleries celebrate the life and works of an English genius

A trio of exhibitions together with events, readings and a flurry of book publications mark the 125th birthday of Stanley Spencer in 2016/17.

A photo of an installation view of work by artist Hajra Waheed at Baltic Mill in Newcastle Gateshead

Power games over the sky: Artist Hajra Waheed brings first solo UK show to BALTIC

Raised in Saudi Arabia, Hajra Waheed grew up under strict regulations including the prohibition of photographic and video documentation by civilians. The Cyphers brings her observations to the......

a pencil portrait of a woman's face

Dulwich Picture Gallery to help "forgotten genius" Winifred Knights emerge from the shadows

The forgotten genius that is Winifred Knights will be the focus of the next ground breaking exhibition devoted to a critically neglected Modern British artist at Dulwich Picture Gallery.

A photo of an artwork showing the window of Ely Cathedral

"It was an awesome moment": Artists climb 7th century cathedral to create series of artworks

A group of artists have spent more than a year gaining unprecedented access to Ely Cathedral, built in the 7th century and once a Benedictine abbey. One of them, Caroline Forward, describes some of......

An image of the painting Venus, Mars and Cupid by Peter Paul Rubens at Dulwich Picture Gallery

Beneath the surface: X-rays on Rubens paintings to show public how artist changed key works including Venus, Mars and Cupid

A life-size X-ray, set on a lightbox and installed at the end of the upcoming Rubens' Ghost exhibition, will feature in a revealing look at the artist's tinkerings.

an abstract painting by Rose Wylie with a female figure flanked by two large flies

International Women’s Day 2016: 19 must-see exhibitions by women artists

For International Women's Day, Culture24 picks out the best exhibitions by women artists in UK museums and galleries during 2016.

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